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Blue Plaque Collection

The iconic blue plaque serves as a powerful reminder of the evolution of communication throughout history

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Old and new methods of communication

Old and new methods of communication. At right is the former home of Samuel Morse (1791-1872), who invented the electric telegraph and the Morse code

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Victoria Wood pictured with her son Henry Durham at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe

Victoria Wood pictured with her son Henry Durham at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe blue plaque at 85 Torrington Park, Barnet, North London. 14th May 1995

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Victoria Wood with her husband Geoffrey Durham and children Grace & Henry Durham

Victoria Wood with her husband Geoffrey Durham and children Grace & Henry Durham. Pictured at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe blue plaque at 85 Torrington Park, Barnet, North London. 14th May 1995

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Blue plaque commemorating Dr Jose Rizal, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator

Blue plaque commemorating Dr Jose Rizal, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator
Primrose Hill. Blue plaque commemorating the residence of Dr Jose Rizal, the 19th century writer and national hero of the Philippines, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Manor Club, Otley a42_02643

Manor Club, Otley a42_02643
MANOR CLUB, Manor Square, Otley, Leeds. An exterior view of the Manor Club, formerly the old Grammar School, showing the south elevation

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Victoria Wood at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe blue plaque. 14th May 1995

Victoria Wood at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe blue plaque. 14th May 1995

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071303

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071305

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071304

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071300

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071297

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071296

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20071298

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England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, The Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Old Commercial Road where he was born in 1812 and lived for three years commemorated with a blue plaque

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Blue plaque commemorating Sylvia Plath, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator

Blue plaque commemorating Sylvia Plath, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator
Primrose Hill. Blue plaque commemorating the residence of Sylvia Plath, the 20th century poet and author of The Bell Jar. Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Blue plaque commemorating Fredrich Engels, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator

Blue plaque commemorating Fredrich Engels, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England. Creator
Primrose Hill. Blue plaque commemorating the residence of Fredrich Engels, the 19th century German Socialist philospher and collaborator with Karl Marx, Primrose Hill, London, NW1, England

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Blue Plaque, Teddington Studios, Surrey, England. Creator: Ethel Davies; Davies, Ethel

Blue Plaque, Teddington Studios, Surrey, England. Creator: Ethel Davies; Davies, Ethel
Plaque, Teddington Studios. Blue plaque outside Teddington Studios commemorating Benny Hill, comedian, one of the performers who had worked on the premises, Teddington, Surrey, England

Background imageBlue Plaque Collection: Birthplace of Joseph Priestley, Birstall, West Yorkshire, England, 20th century. Artist: CM Dixon

Birthplace of Joseph Priestley, Birstall, West Yorkshire, England, 20th century. Artist: CM Dixon
Birthplace of Joseph Priestley, Birstall, West Yorkshire, England, 20th century. Joseph Priestley (1733- 1804) was an 18th-century English theologian, dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher


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The iconic blue plaque serves as a powerful reminder of the evolution of communication throughout history. From old to new methods, these plaques symbolize the stories and achievements of individuals who have left an indelible mark on society. One such memorable moment was captured when Victoria Wood stood proudly beside her son Henry Durham at the unveiling of the Eric Morecambe blue plaque. This poignant image showcases not only their bond but also pays tribute to the legendary comedian's contribution to entertainment. In another snapshot, we see Manor Club in Otley, adorned with a blue plaque (a42_02643). This historical landmark stands as a testament to how communities used physical spaces for social interaction before modern technology took over our lives. Victoria Wood appears again in yet another photograph, this time accompanied by her husband Geoffrey Durham and children Grace & Henry Durham. The presence of this family unit reminds us that amidst technological advancements, personal connections remain vital. As we delve deeper into these images captured by EyeUbiquitous (EyeUbiquitous_20071303), (EyeUbiquitous_20071302), (EyeUbiquitous_20071299), (EyeUbiquitous_20071305), (EyeUbiquitous_20071304), (EyeUbiquitous_20071301), and (EyeUbiquitous_20071300) - we witness different facets of communication unfolding before our eyes. These snapshots encapsulate moments frozen in time – moments where words were exchanged face-to-face or through handwritten letters rather than digital screens. These blue plaques serve as more than just markers; they are reminders that behind every name lies a story worth preserving. They remind us that while technology has revolutionized how we communicate today, it is important not to forget our roots and appreciate the rich tapestry woven by those who came before us.